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Popular Drum Teachers in Gainesville, GA

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Andrew B.

Lawrenceville, GA
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Performance in Percussion from Townsend School of Music, Mercer University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew B.

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Drums are some of the enjoyable instruments in the world to play, and I promise you'll be rocking by the end of your first lesson! I've played in bands of any style from rock and metal to jazz and funk, and everything in between! I have studied with some of the best drummers and educators in the world and I want to share that knowledge with you! No matter if you are brand new or a seasoned professional I can help you take drumming to the next level.

About Andrew

Teaching drums and percussion is my passion, and I want to share that with you! Whether you are a seasoned pro looking to hone your skills, a student preparing for school band or drumline, or if you have a child wanting to start drums I have the game plan for you. Every lesson is unique to your and

Matt S.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Music Composition and Production from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded US Marine Corps & Navy Medals/Awards (10+) from United States Marine Corps
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Matt S.

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Learn everything you'll need to know about drum set technique, keeping solid tempos, and professional grooves that will set you apart from your peers and the competition.

About Matt

With most of my music students, we focus on several key areas to ensure success of overall technique and knowledge: WARM-UPs, SCALES, MUSIC THEORY, SIGHT-READING, and PREPARED SONGS. I tailor my approach and style to each student. Although I'm very detail-oriented with lessons and followup, I'm

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Shelley
Matt is an excellent teacher. He provided acoustic guitar and keyboard lessons for my 11 year old son and drum lessons to my 9 year old daughter. He always brought all the equipment needed for a successful learning environment and was interactive with each child. I highly recommend Matt as a music teacher for any instrument because his professionalism, kindness and patience toward my children was alway evident.
Wendy
Matt is an exceptional musician. His knowledge of a variety of music genres, ability to sight read and transpose into any key is extraordinary and makes him the accompanist of choice. As a man of faith, he inspires others to celebrate music as a gift from God, that should never be taken for granted.
Ling
Matt has the ability to keep his students interested in their music while bringing out their appreciation and musical creativity. I would highly recommend him as an instructor no matter the age of the student.
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Arjun N.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Malayalam, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Arjun N.

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Teaching drums for more than 10 years and a graduate of Berklee College of Music. I hope to share the knowledge I have with you. I have designed a course over the years that helps students to not only have fun with drums but also learn the professional way. So whether you are a beginner or advanced you have the confidence to play anywhere, studio, stage, or for yourself! This course will also deal with production and composition techniques to help you become a better musician overall. You need to get your music out there and I can help. If you are intrigued with my course do let me know for more details

About Arjun

I am a drummer with more than 16 years of experience playing with a variety of bands of different genres played over the country. My main genre being rock and progressive music. Presently I am a composer for Film and Video Game. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music, Boston for Film and Video

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Joseph M.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

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Discover your creative potential on the drums! Learn songs! Improve your reading chops! Spice up your groove! Explore some new fill ideas! I've been performing, teaching and delivering drum clinics around the world for over twenty years. I work with individuals with special needs and I love teaching beginners. I'm an on call, freelance musician in Nashville, TN, where I'm blessed to call home. If you're excited and passionate about learning new things on the drum set thru Take Lessons then let's get together!

About Joseph

You KNOW you have a DRUMMER on your hands when he or she is constantly air-drumming, tapping with their hands and feet, and is completely obsessed with music. Since age ten, that has been my story! And, for nearly fifteen years I have been mentoring drumming students, young and old, sharing an

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Anna
Extremely knowledgeable and experienced. Great for all levels. Has experience as a working musician, so that is a plus, too.
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Jesse M.

102 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse M.

102 Reviews
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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner drum students. Please refer to my studio partner Melissa:
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Intermediate
Start to learn about polyrhythms as well as developing your ears and body to play songs more accurately. Start to spice up your playing with ways that are interesting, but not intrusive.

Advanced
Really push your polyrhythms and add asymmetrical meters to your repertoire to expand your grasp of complex rhythms. Also learn to use dynamics, cymbal work, and fills to effectively communicate and lead a band without words.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
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Henri B.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Henri B.

40 Reviews
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Students who study with me can expect for their lessons to be top-quality, personalized, and above all, extremely fun sessions that will cater to the students musical backgrounds, interests, and needs. I create extremely organized and specifically focused lessons so that students feel comfortable, not pressured, while learning their craft. The lessons I teach are a combination of developmental sight reading music, learning student chosen songs (depending on ability), inspiring and encouraging creative abilities, warm-up and strengthening exercises, proper techniques, listening for internal hearing, composition dynamics, and rudiments.

After 3 months of lessons together, students will have started learning several key elements to becoming an outstanding drummer. They will have learned proper form and technique, warm-up/skill-building exercises, to read basic notation, and basic rhythms/rudiments. Students will be able to play at least one song. With proper, steady practice, most ...

About Henri

Hi everybody! My name is Henri, and I am an experienced and focused musician who really enjoys seeing students achieve their goals and desires musically. I have studied privately with former Berklee Graduate Al Pahanish Jr (Powerman 5000), and former Capitol Records recording artist Morrison Moon.

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Nick W.
Very energetic and loves teaching
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Average Cost of Drum Lessons in Gainesville, GA

The average cost of 60-minute drum lessons in Gainesville is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $160 per hour.
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$39 average
45 min
$52 average
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$64 average

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"Very knowledgeable and friendly. I was surprised at how far I got for the first lesson. Inspired me to practice and give it a go."
Robert Nichols
Took Drum lessons from Richard C.
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"Dor is an excellent drum instructor - knowledgable and passionate about music, and patient too."
Dane
Took Drum lessons from Dor H.
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"I started taking drum lessons at age 22 so I felt too old to begin learning how to play a new instrument. I'm so glad that Dennis was my teacher. He gave me confidence and encouragement to become the great drum player I am today. His methods of teaching are well rounded, his lesson plans are efficient and since day one he guaranteed I would be ready to play songs with a band in only 6 months. Indeed I started playing with several bands after 6 months of having lessons with Dennis. I highly recommend him as a drum teacher and mentor!"
Polina
Took Drum lessons from Dennis L.
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"Really enjoying it. He's very enthusiastic"
Luis
Took Drum lessons from Michael C.
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"Fun and Effective!

I thought I had no rhythm. I never played drums. After a couple hours with Casey I can play rock beats and even at least play to some songs on my Ipod. Great teacher!!!"
Casey
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"Fantastic lessons with a very knowledgable and wonderfully patient instructor!!"
Roxy
Took Drum lessons from Rene T.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson. He was excited to start practicing his "assignment" the moment we arrived home."
Dillon
Took Drum lessons from Christian C.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson...she had fun and learned a LOT. I've never seen her this enthusiastic about practicing before. Thank you Rufus!"
Belle
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson!!!"
Chris
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Professional and Fun

Murray does a great job of encouraging the student while he is teaching. He takes the time needed to explain the very basics before moving onto the more difficult concepts. He played for me and my family after my lesson was over! We really enjoyed it! He knows what he's doing and he has the instrument knowledge to back it up!"
Natalie
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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